Healthcare practitioners can now tell their patients with stage III colon cancer that eating tree nuts (eg, walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, cashews, and pecans) and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can improve their chances of overall survival as well as recurrence-free survival.
8-Week Internet-Based Psychological Intervention Reduces Stress in Patients Newly Diagnosed with Cancer
A brief, Internet-based psychological intervention improved quality of life, reduced fatigue, and reduced distress levels in patients with newly diagnosed cancer.
Hair loss is a well-known side effect of chemotherapy, but alopecia can also occur with endocrine therapy.
Long-term, regular use of aspirin was associated with reduced risk for death from any cause, as well as death from cancer, in a very large observational study reported at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Unanticipated cardiotoxicity occurs in an estimated 3.5% of patients with hematologic malignancies secondary to the use of targeted therapies.
Sensitivity to cultural context is one of the keys to successful patient education and communication. An innovative program has met with success in encouraging women of Asian-Indio descent to participate in cancer screenings.
Nurse and patient navigators from all over the country attended the Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+) 2017 West Coast Regional Meeting in April. The meeting provided a forum for open dialogue around navigation and survivorship care services for patients with cancer, fostered lively discussions regarding the complexities of cancer care in the rapidly growing field of navigation, and led to new ideas for the improved delivery of navigation and survivorship care services.
Obesity is about to overtake tobacco as a modifiable risk factor for cancer. Approximately 30% of cancers could be prevented by maintaining a normal weight and healthy lifestyle, according to 2 experts who spoke at the 42nd annual meeting of the Oncology Nursing Society.
When an oncology nurse becomes a patient with cancer, she has to rethink her identity, and will experience a torrent of emotional changes.
Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy has revolutionized the treatment of some hematologic malignancies. This treatment is still investigational, and none of the CAR T-cell products being studied have received FDA approval yet, but approval is expected soon.
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